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$ial Identifier - mIRC
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$ial returns the Nth address matching a mask in the IAL

Synopsis[edit]

$ial - returns $true or $false depending on whether the IAL is on or off.
$ial(nick/mask,N) - returns the Nth address matching a mask in the IAL

Parameters[edit]

  • nick/mask - a nickname or a mask
  • N - optional, the Nth matching entry in the IAL, use N = 0 for the total number of matches

Properties[edit]

  • .nick - returns the nickname of the matched entry
  • .user - returns the username of the matched entry
  • .host - returns the host of the matched entry
  • .addr - returns the address in the format "user@host" of the matched entry
  • .mark - returns the mark for that entry, set with /ialmark
  • .account - returns the account name of the entry (need CAP support for extended-join and account-notify)
  • .away - returns the away status for that entry
  • .gecos - returns the fullname of that entry
  • .id - returns an unique ID to uniquely reference that nickname over any connection

Example[edit]

//echo -a $ial(*,0)

Compatibility[edit]

Added: mIRC v4.7
Added on: 12/09/1996
Note: Unless otherwise stated, this was the date of original functionality.
Further enhancements may have been made in later versions.


See Also[edit]

$ialchan